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Stores Aren’t Dead, Convenience is King, and Big Questions from a George Mason Retail Panel

The pandemic has not killed bricks and mortar stores despite the move of consumers to clicks and online buying. Only changes that provide greater convenience to consumers at reasonable cost to retailers will persist. Most disruptions have already been coming and the pace and convergence have simply been accelerated. But very big questions remain. These […]

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George Mason Student-Managed Real Estate Fund Scores a Solid Win

Student fund managers of Patriot Real Estate Fund I, a real estate investment fund run by second-year students of the George Mason University Masters in Real Estate Development (MRED) program, recently sold its first investment. The students successfully achieved strong returns for fund investors and benefited from a unique experiential learning opportunity. In January, the […]

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New Scholarships for Mason Masters in Real Estate Development Program

(MS in Real Estate Development applications are now being accepted for Fall 2019.  To apply, please go HERE.  To attend the next information session, please go HERE.) The George Mason Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship (CREE) Advisory Board announces several new scholarships for incoming students of the Masters in Real Estate Development (MRED) program for […]

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Career Acceleration with Real Estate Executive Education Classes

The George Mason University’s Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship (CREE), in partnership with the Institute for Real Estate Executive Education (RE3), recently completed its Spring 2019 Advanced Real Estate Development and Investment Workshop Series.  Students who attended the program had a range of professional backgrounds including development, marketing, architecture, project management, brokerage, land use policy, and construction.  Companies […]

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